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Lead Teacher – DCCA Summer Camp

Program Description: The DCCA offers six sessions of summer camp for ages 4 – 15. Children will work with professionally trained Teaching Artists and have full access to DCCA galleries. Campers will explore contemporary takes on a number of art themes. Campers will explore these themes in an interdisciplinary way by using visual art making, interpretive games, performance art and physical activity. Art activities will utilize a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media.
Responsibilities:
• Teaching class of a maximum of fifteen students 4 – 15 (ages range depending on session)
• Develop studio curriculum that relates to weekly camp themes
• Maintain studio classroom facility, set-up and clean-up daily
• Overseeing Assistant Teaching Artists and Future Teaching Artists (if applicable)
• Coordination and facilitation of visual art making projects, interpretive games and physical activities each day
Minimum Requirements:
Education:
• BA or BFA in Art, Art Education, Art History, or related field. (MA/MFA in Studio Art, Art Education preferred)
Work Experience:
• Demonstrated experience working with K-6 children
• Children’s art curriculum development and implementation
Skills & Abilities:
• Comfortable teaching a variety of mediums and styles
• Ability to work with students of varying skill levels and ages
• Creatively engage students with DCCA exhibitions and Camp themes
Schedule: June 22 – August 7
• Session 1: June 22 – June 26, Ages 4 – 6, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm*
• Session 2: July 6 – July 10, Ages 7 – 9, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
• Session 3: July 13 – July 17, Ages 7 – 9, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
• Session 4: July 20 – July 24, Ages 10 – 12, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
• Session 5: July 27 – July 31, Ages 10 – 12, 
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
• Session 6: August 3 – August 7, Ages 13 – 15, 12:30 – 4:30 pm*
Summer Camp hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am ‐ 4 pm (*unless otherwise noted) with pre-camp from 8 – 10 am and post-camp from 4 – 6 pm. The Lead Teacher will receive 30 minute for lunch daily from July 6 – July 31 between 12:30 – 1 pm. Hours and schedule are dependent on enrollment and are subject to change. Lead Teachers are not required to work all camp weeks; more than one Lead Teacher is often hired.

Pay Rate: $25/hr
Application Requirements:
• Resume that indicates teaching experience, cover letter, examples of own studio work, student work, &/or art curricula
SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO: Sarah Ware, Curator of Education, sware@thedcca.org

Opportunity posted on: May 5, 2015